Incident Summary:

03/18/2010: On Thursday, in Netiv Ha'Asarah, Southern District, Israel, assailants fired one Qassam rocket targeting a community, killing Thai farm worker and damaging one farm. The militant groups Ayman Judah Groups, Ansar al-Sunnah, and al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade all claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201003180017

When:
2010-03-18

Country:
Israel

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Southern

City:
Netiv Haasara

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity
Specific Description The target of the attack was a community in Netiv Ha'Asarah.
Nationality of Target Israel
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Projectile (rockets, mortars, RPGs, etc.)
Weapon Details
One rocket was used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade Martyr Ayman Jidah Groups Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Ansar Al Sunnah (Palestine) Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
National Counterterrorism Center, "One Civilian Killed in Rocket Attack in Netiv Ha'Asarah, Southern District, Israel," Worldwide Incidents Tracking System, August 2, 2010.
Targeted News Service, "Palestinian Terrorists in Gaza Launch Attack on Israel, Kill Worker During Visit by EU Foreign Policy Chief," LexisNexis Academic, Targeted News Service, March 18, 2010.